Equador MVL is currently one of the most populair stallions in the Spanish and Portuguese dressage world and is praised as one of the best performing stallions in the Lusitano studbook. His Grand Prix debut under João Torrão in February 2019 was immediately good for the Grand Prix victory at the CDN *** CEIA in Portugal and with this they individually qualified for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo for Portugal!
Ecuador got off to a fantastic start at Grand Prix level, scoring above 70%. He won the first ever FEI Nations CUP Dressage in Hickstead with the Portugal team. As a member of the Portuguese team during the European Championship in Rotterdam, this team was able to qualify for the Olympic Games for the first time in history. During the FEI World CUP Mechelen, Equador achieved his personal record in the kur on music with 78.9%.
In March 2020, Equador and rider João Torrão won the GP in Cacais Portugal with 74.978%, setting a new record for Lusitano stallions.
In 2019 Joao and Equador took the CDI *** Cascais 2019 victory during their international GP debut, taking a Grand Prix victory with 69.391%. This year they also finished third in the Baileys Horse Feeds Grand Prix Special at the Hartpury Festival of Dressage CDI3 * and in the Hickstead Grand Prix Special, reaching 75.8%. In the GP of Mechelen in 2019, the combination finished in fourth place with 72.543%.
With a truly amazing disposition and a focused attitude to work, he is an expressive, uphill mover with a strong topline and a world-class canter. This stallion has been praised by international riders and judges alike for his effortless performance and for his absolute correctness.
Equador won the 6 year class in Biarritz with scores of more than 77%. He received the title of Elite Stallion and received this title for his high-quality offspring.
His sire Quo-Vadis SS won a gold medial at the 2006 World Equestrian Games, passing on to Equador MVL his incredible power in the hindquarters. From this dam line descends Nuno Oliveira’s famous horse Jabuti.
Dam Que-Há MVL, who was an elegant and fine mare, and is a daughter of the famous Hostil JGB, who was trained to Grand Prix by Guilherme Borba.
Ecuador’s descendants have so far shown that they inherit all the qualities of their father; a nice and easy character, built uphill, strong topline and three very good gaits.
No. 33 on the FEI World Dressage ranking list.
No. 17 in the Longines WBFSH Dressage ranking.
Record holder for Portugal and for the Lusitano race in the GP (77.348%), GPS (79.04%) and GPFS (83.875%)
Portuguese Champion, 2020
First winning combination for Portugal in the FEI Nations Cup, Hickstead 2019
First qualification for the Portuguese Olympic team, Rotterdam 2019.
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